DEATH: Elgin Bartel, 93

Elgin Bartel, 93, died April 16 at Salem Home in Hillsboro.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, 610 S. Main, Hillsboro.

Visitation with family is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Jost Funeral Home, 401 S. Washington, Hillsboro.

He was born Oct. 8, 1920, to Henry J. and Eva (Bartel) Bartel at Hillsboro. In 1952, he was married to Evelyn Wedel, who predeceased him in 1975. In 1979, he was married to Rubena Leppke, who predeceased him in 2013.

Survivors include sons Rollind and Melissa Bartel of rural Hillsboro; Keith Bartel of Wichita, Ron and Faith Klaassen of Newark, N.J., and Kevin and Barbara Klaassen of Big Spring, Texas; daughters Kay and Pete Ferrell of Wichita, Loretta and Ron Paxton of Wichita and Diane and Tyler Ewert of Wichita; 17 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels and sent in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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